Is he not wonderful?
"Nina, this is Carmen," Felipa introduced her.
Is it always like this?
It is a simple premise and yet, at the same time, an article of faith—a faith that the future would be better than the past.
"Who is this?" asked the Wizard, curiously.
"The Princess is lovely to look at," continued Dorothy, thoughtfully; "but I don't care much for her, after all.
This isn't easy for you, is it?
"Oh, Edward, there is Mr. Harris!" whispered the little girl.
Even if we should come to unpleasant places on our way it is necessary, in order to reach the earth's surface, to keep moving on toward it.
The family on my father's side is descended from Caspar Keller, a native of Switzerland, who settled in Maryland.
This is our planting-ground.
It is a beautiful day, but yesterday it was cold.
This famous Prussian neutrality is just a trap.
Boston is now a great city, but at that time it was only a little town.
We commonly do not remember that it is, after all, always the first person that is speaking.
Our national character is centered on optimism.
Mommy, is it Cwismas?
That is the one thing I have faith in!
The present is better than the past.
Hippolyte is at least a quiet fool, but Anatole is an active one.
You hide everything that is lovely.
Thinking that turn and turn about is fair play, she seized the scissors and cut off one of my curls, and would have cut them all off but for my mother's timely interference.
That is the least we can do!
Well, if my cooking is that bad...
It is his money.
Why should they eat their sixty acres, when man is condemned to eat only his peck of dirt?
She is the best seamstress in Houston!
They have no friend Iolaus to burn with a hot iron the root of the hydra's head, but as soon as one head is crushed, two spring up.
It's almost as if it is a lifetime goal.
Whether you are rich or poor, live in the developed world or the developing world, life today is better and easier than it was a century ago by virtually any measure.
I think it is so cute the way you two flirt with each other.
Then he called his wisest men together and asked them, "Is it really true that the first people in the world were Egyptians?"
It is hard to have a Southern overseer; it is worse to have a Northern one; but worst of all when you are the slave-driver of yourself.
Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion.
"You may need them, some time," he said, "and there is really no use in my manufacturing these things unless somebody uses them."
Then try to tell what it is, what it is like, what it is good for, and what is done with it.
But about this time I had an experience which taught me that nature is not always kind.
There it is again, do you hear? said he, pointing in the direction whence came the sounds of firing.
What time is it?
But to judge what is best--conscription or the militia--we can leave to the supreme authority....
"How is Uncle Henry?" she enquired, after a pause during which the horse continued to trot with long, regular strides.
"Is Mr. Hugson your uncle?" she asked.
But it is a long time since I have had any sleep, and I'm tired.
"What is the matter here?" asked the first lawyer, whose name was Speed.
Prussia has always declared that Buonaparte is invincible, and that all Europe is powerless before him....
"Yes, and this is not a time for discussing," he continued, "but for acting: there is war in Russia!
"He is the enemy of mankind!" cried another.
Prince Andrew is in a position to know...
I have said and still say that the theater of war is Poland and the enemy will never get beyond the Niemen.
But I am making a simple statement that life is better now than it has ever been.
It is with a kind of fear that I begin to write the history of my life.
If we have once seen, "the day is ours, and what the day has shown."
But I warn you, if you don't tell me that this means war, if you still try to defend the infamies and horrors perpetrated by that Antichrist--I really believe he is Antichrist--I will have nothing more to do with you and you are no longer my friend, no longer my 'faithful slave,' as you call yourself!
My daughter is coming for me to take me there.
Time is most precious...
Does that mean I'm supposed to change, or that what I'm wearing is considered casual?
There were barriers still, it is true, but barriers that could in time be swept away.
They say she is amazingly beautiful.
That is the only difference between them.
If anything more is wanted I'll send after you.
I don't know if he is actually trying to hide things, or simply doesn't know how to initiate the subject.
I hope you accept this by the time the baby is born.
You'd better go wash up and tell your Dad supper is ready.
Do the Sanders know where everything is and what needs to be done with the animals?
I have a mare; and we have a five-year-old mare with a colt, a four year-old filly, and a two-year-old filly... oh, and my mare is going to foal again in January.
Is the gulf far from here?
What you have on is fine, but if you want to freshen up and wear something else, go ahead.
"Jonathan is in there," he said, unbuttoning his shirt.
This is a fine meal, do you think?
Carmen is a very good cook.
She will have the baby for us because I have no womb, but it is our baby.
Why is it good when you adopt a baby that isn't yours, but bad if it's yours and you don't give birth to it?
How long is this going to be your dirty little secret?
But he is right.
He is an excellent horseman, you know.
No, it is a welcome home party - for you and Alex.
This is not enough for Alex to support?
It is not so good as a baby with your blood?
Since you arrived, she is not sure this is the way.
It is not easy.
To me, a beautiful horse is one that looks friendly.
Where is baby howse?
It is nice to have so many people to take care of your children, yes?
Jonatan is my best fwiend.
Is it too far to go to Austin? she asked.
No, not too far, but the party is tonight, so we need to stay close.
It seems like you've become the resident veterinarian and the vacation is over.
That dress is really YOU!
She is such a good seamstress.
I guess because the only one who should be looking at it is my husband.
It is so slender and long.
"What is your name?" said Dorothy, thinking she liked the boy's manner and the cheery tone of his voice.
My whole name is Zebediah; but folks just call me 'Zeb.'
This is a nice scrape you've got me into, isn't it?
"Yes; but it's lots of fun, if it IS strange," remarked the small voice of the kitten, and Dorothy turned to find her pet walking in the air a foot or so away from the edge of the roof.
What is an earthquake?
What is your sorcery good for if it cannot tell us the truth?
This child, who is from the crust of the earth, like yourself, called you a Wizard.
You see, there is nothing up my sleeve and nothing concealed about my person.
Also, my hat is quite empty.
He is really dead now, and will wither very quickly.
"A nice country this is," he grumbled, "where a respectable horse has to eat pink grass!"
I've been picked over six years, but our family is known to be especially long lived.
"This," said he, "is the Royal Bush of the Mangaboos.
"That is a matter I have not quite decided upon," was the reply.
I think I shall keep this Wizard until a new Sorcerer is ready to pick, for he seems quite skillful and may be of use to us.
"That is no excuse," declared the Prince, coldly.
I wonder why it is that we can walk so easily in the air.
"Is this a fairy country?" asked the boy.
"Of course it is," returned Dorothy promptly.
It is the Valley of Voe.
They are invaluable to make flags flutter on a still day, when there is no wind.
The lesson you have learned to-day is never to pay too dear for a whistle.
"What is that word?" asked the king.
He has seen me in my blindness, and is trying to open my eyes.
If you have an unwavering commitment to an idea that all things will be good all the time, then that is irrational.
In most books, the I, or first person, is omitted; in this it will be retained; that, in respect to egotism, is the main difference.
Self-emancipation even in the West Indian provinces of the fancy and imagination--what Wilberforce is there to bring that about?
She is betraying us!
I'll accept it now that it is certain.
We have some cold days, but mostly it is warm.
They are too young to fly, and the mother bird is making a great fuss about it.
"Where is Lincoln?" asked one.
It is a little speech that I have written for him.
"Well, I know what that is," he said to himself; and he wrote the word _turnip_ on his slate.
It is a custom in the South to build a small house near the homestead as an annex to be used on occasion.
My earliest distinct recollection of my father is making my way through great drifts of newspapers to his side and finding him alone, holding a sheet of paper before his face.
She is so near to me that it almost seems indelicate to speak of her.
How godlike, how immortal, is he?
"I only said that it would be more to the purpose to make sacrifices when we know what is needed!" said he, trying to be heard above the other voices.
Seeing the position we are in, I think there is little need for discussion.
Headquarters are so full of Germans that a Russian cannot exist and there is no sense in anything.
The enemy is advancing to destroy Russia, to desecrate the tombs of our fathers, to carry off our wives and children.
He isn't a Mexican.
There isn't much to tell.
It isn't the first time I've cooked.
It's always something, isn't it?
"It isn't the seating arrangements that bother me," he said.
But right or wrong, she isn't his daughter.
It isn't one of those things you can talk through, I guess.
Yes. Isn't it pretty?
It isn't a dirty...
It isn't going to get any easier, so I'd better shape up.
Ah, that is good.
The men are as guilty as she is.
Is it a Christmas party?
It is not for me to say how he spends his money.
"There's more, isn't there," Carmen asked, watching Felipa's face.
How is the mare?
One of the men is staying up with her.
I know who wou best fwiend is.
Getting information about him from Katie is too much work.
No, this one is ours.
When is it due?
He is very busy with Tessa tonight, do you think?
Are you going to tell me who he is?
His name is Eduardo, and he is my cousin.
He just turned twenty-one and he thinks he is a man now.
But it isn't more comfortable.
It is for you.
"He is possessive," Dulce amended.
I've been getting the feeling she is trying to break us up.
What else has happened to make you think she is trying to break us up?
It isn't your fault.
Señor Medena is doing that.
He is their father and he is ultimately responsible.
Even a bird is smart enough to push the fledgling out of the nest when it fails to fly on its own.
All the girls have the opportunity of going to college while the money is still there.
It isn't that simple.
"Actually," he replied, "It is that simple.
No one is guaranteed a free ride.
There is something to be said for being poor.
This is the USA.
It isn't your doing... or your responsibility to change it.
When you want a baby so bad, the first morning of sickness is a blessing.
Tomorrow is Christmas morning.
Anyway, it isn't any of her business.
She thinks Alex is abandoning us.
I suppose no place is better than home on Christmas.
Then, on Christmas morning when everyone is awake, we lounge around in our night clothes while we open presents.
This is how Alex teaches you?
So tell us, how is your life in Arkansas?
I guess my life isn't very interesting to other people, but Alex and I like the way we live.
I mean, when Dulce isn't chewing you out.
"This is different," he said, frowning at her.
You're supposed to be taking care of me, but that isn't realistic 100% of the time, is it?
He was right, to a degree It isn't the past that I'm pitching you, Alex.
If you don't remember where you buried the bone, it isn't going to be much help when you get hungry later.
There isn't anything precious about this situation with Dulce.
Where is this house?
Destiny is with Felipa.
What is your style?
The patio is this way.
"He's a male," Alex snapped, "and the fact that a woman is already married doesn't discourage him.
"He is not my brother!" she hissed.
I have his name, but he is not my father.
"It is always Alex," Dulce continued in a bitter voice.
"You think he is handsome," Dulce continued, "and you love him.
That is the way it should be, Mama says.
Why is it so difficult for you to believe I love him when you love him so much?
This is the life he was born for.
First it is Tessa.
Now it is you.
"My breath is bad," she said, squirming in his arms.
All I know is what Mom and Dad taught me.
All my money is honest.
I don't know why he is so secretive.
One way to do that is to make sure they don't have all the facts.
Alex is a lot like his father in some ways.
My guess is that he meant exactly what he said.
My guess is that most of the savings came from Señor Medena, though.
Okay, we've already established that Alex is secretive.
The problem is, you neither asked nor listened.
All I know is that he gets defensive when I mention Uncle Fabrice.
Is it that bad?
How much is it, Dad?
"Katie is going to take you home," Alex said.
How is she this morning?
Is that because of the infection?
God is punishing my daughter for what you did.
Is she still getting worse?
Yeah, I'm just tired, and my throat is itching this morning.
How is Destiny doing?
They said she'd be sleepy because of the medicine, so I'll try to sleep while she is asleep.
Help is on the way.
She is not a child.
"I wonder if God is punishing us," she mused.
It is not a sin to want your child.
Where it is written how we are to make a child?
Is Alex in the house?
"Is he alright?" she asked.
"How is Destiny?" he asked.
Crackling is much better than that faint wheezing.
I just wonder what his angle is.
Destiny is getting better.
I know, but now Alex is sick.
I don't know what the odds are, but I figure god is responsible for both - don't you think?
Any time a wild animal isn't afraid of you, there is probably something wrong.
"It isn't the first skunk I've seen around here," Carmen said, "but it's the first time I saw one acting like that.
"Is it something you want to be involved in?" she asked.
You spring something on me and then you just shut me out - like what I feel isn't important.
Sweetheart, this problem is of my making.
The only danger I'm in is financial.
I know, sweetheart, and that is a comfort, but it won't be that bad.
"Is that what this is all about?" he asked.
Isn't it getting close to her bedtime?
What is it, honey?
So is our relationship.
I want to know what the problem is.
I want to be part of this - whatever it is.
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